Details of Railway Accidents in the Ottawa Area

1974, December 26 - Crossing collision, Gatineau, CPR., Lachute sub., two injuries

Ottawa Citizen 27 December 1974

Car hits train, 2 women hurt
Two Ottawa women are in satisfactory condition with multiple injuries in Ottawa General Hospital after their car crashed into a Canadian Pacific passenger train in Gatineau Thursday night.
Police said the car was pushed 76 feet along the track when it hit the 6.15 p.m. train from Ottawa to Montreal. The accident occurred at the intersection of Maloney and Paiement boulevards at 6:30 p.m.
The driver of the car was Theresa Chin, 36, of 1160 Merivale Rd., Apt. 304. The only passenger was Christine Hee Muon Lu, 21. of 742 Cooper St., Apt. 1.
The 1971 car was almost unrecognizable after the collision said police. "You can't even tell the make of the car if you look at it now," said one officer.
The train was only slightly damaged and none of the passengers or train crew was injured.

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